Commission of Inquiry: International Commission of Inquiry for Burundi Duration: 1995 - 1996 Charter: UN Security Council Resolution S/RES/1012 Commissioners: 5 Report: Public report
By bringing together the collective experience of numerous countries and cultures over the past fifty years, this three-volume compilation of readings provides an invaluable resource for government officials, private organizations, scholars, and others involved in the transitions of today and tomorrow.
How Emerging Democracies Reckon with Former Regimes, Volume II: Country Studies
How Emerging Democracies Reckon with Former Regimes, Volume I: General Considerations
On June 7, at the invitation of the Congressional Committee on Security and Cooperation in Europe, the United States Institute of Peace conducted a briefing on the military balance in Bosnia The event was conceived as the first in a series of meetings on the possibility of opening new prospects for diplomacy in managing the conflict.
The choice of the term "chaos" could hardly be regarded as a choice beyond controversy. The choice was made in part to acknowledge the debate surrounding the term that surfaced during 1994 and continues apace. Spurred primarily by events in Somalia, Haiti, Bosnia, and Rwanda (and the international community's less-than-perfect responses to them), this debate centers on the question of whether the forces of order in the world are not in fact being overwhelmed by increasing and increasingly nov...
Truth Commission: Study Commission for the Overcoming of the Consequences of the SED Dictatorship in the Process of German Unity Duration: 1995 - 1998 Charter: Act No. 13/1535 Commissioners: 36 Report: Public report
“Somalia” has become a symbol for the unacceptable costs of humanitarian intervention, for the type of foreign involvement that should be avoided. But the authors of this timely book, themselves key participants in the U.S.-led operation there, argue that substantial good was done—the tide of famine was stayed, hundreds of thousands of lives saved, and steps toward political reconciliation begun.
Truth Commission: National Truth and Justice Commission Duration: 1994 – 1996 Charter: Executive Order Commissioners: 7 Report: Public report
In this Perspectives Series volume, the United States Institute of Peace brings together Christian, Jewish, and Muslim theologians and activists to debate the role of nonviolence in peacemaking and conflict resolution, yielding rare insight into the complexities of modern religious thought on justice and peace.